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Published: March 10, 2020

Last Updated: April 17, 2020

Canadian residents are taxable in Canada on their world income. This includes income or capital gains earned offshore, such as through the rental or sale of a foreign property such as a vacation condominium in the Caribbean or elsewhere. Failure to report such income is tax evasion and is punishable by a fine or even a jail term. A voluntary disclosure will avoid prosecution and penalties.


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